June 29, 2012

We The People Convention Reports

Filed under: Activism,Taxes & Government — Tom @ 3:48 pm

I have one up at PJ Tatler.

Matt Hurley has one at Weapons of Mass Discussion.

As one might expect given the events of the past week or so, particularly yesterday, the energy and determination levels are pretty high.

Friday Off-Topic (Moderated) Open Thread (062912)

Filed under: Lucid Links — Tom @ 6:05 am

Rules are here. Possible comment fodder may follow later. Other topics are also fair game.

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Positivity: 90-year-old helps chase down her alleged mugger

Filed under: Positivity — Tom @ 6:00 am

From Oakland, California:

June 21, 2012

“I asked her if she wanted to go to the hospital or chase this guy, and she wanted to chase him, so if she was down, I was down to go get him. And we did.”

The two jumped into woman’s car and caught up to the man. Revelli got out and grabbed him as the woman called 911 from the car.

“[I] started jumping fences after him and caught him and got him in a headlock and held him there for the police,” Revelli said. “[The woman] was my partner; she was really into the chase with me. She was not scared at all.”

When police arrived, they arrested the suspect, who is currently behind bars facing robbery charges. …

Go here for the rest of the story.